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1. ownership

noun. ['ˈoʊnɝˌʃɪp'] the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others.

Synonyms

  • relation
  • employee ownership
  • stockholding
  • proprietary
  • proprietorship
  • property right
  • severalty
  • community

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • inactivity
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • owner (English)
  • -er (English)

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Rhymes with Ownership

  • airship
  • ambassadorship
  • apprenticeship
  • authorship
  • battleship
  • bipartisanship
  • bipartisanship
  • blankenship
  • brinkmanship
  • brinksmanship
  • censorship
  • chairmanship
  • championship
  • citizenship
  • companionship
  • conservatorship
  • consulship
  • craftsmanship
  • craftsmanship
  • dealership

Sentences with ownership


1. Noun, singular or mass
Ask people in your family if they are interested in getting ownership of your static caravan.

Quotes about ownership


1. Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.
- Toni Morrison, Beloved

2. The American Dream is one of success, home ownership, college education for one's children, and have a secure job to provide these and other goals.
- Leonard Boswell

3. You have forgotten the Onewho doesn't care about ownership,who doesn't try to turn a profitfrom every human exchange.
- Rumi, The Essential Rumi

2. ownership

noun. ['ˈoʊnɝˌʃɪp'] the act of having and controlling property.

Synonyms

  • holding
  • possession
  • constructive possession
  • criminal possession
  • retention
  • keeping
  • actual possession

Antonyms

  • descendant
  • unconnectedness
  • connectedness
  • nonproprietary

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • owner (English)
  • -er (English)

3. ownership

noun. ['ˈoʊnɝˌʃɪp'] the state or fact of being an owner.

Antonyms

  • indiscipline

Etymology

  • -ship (English)
  • -sciepe (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • owner (English)
  • -er (English)
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